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ree New Troops tb
Be Formed Very Soon
hree new troops will soon take
ir place in sooutlng In the olty.
op 29, under the scoutmaster
> of B. F. Dickinson, will eoon
started at St. Paul's Episcopal
irch, Second and Emerald
iota; Troop 81 at St. Matthew's
heran. Sixth and Maclay, will
start out under the direction
W. E. 11. Hunk as scoutmaster,
op 30 at Market Street Baptist
soon have completed Its rogls
lon and In the near future a
>p will be organized at St. John's
ormcd Church, Fourth and Ma
/. All tho preliminary arrange
lts have been made, and papers
now before the tentative troop
lmlttee.
number of other churches are
ious to form troops and are only
ting for the right man to come
ng to take charge.
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what your needs may be in wearing apparel this
sale will save you money. If you wish we'll charge
ypur purchases at the sale price.
Women's
Coats - Waists
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Ladies' Department [~
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$25 SILK DRESSES now $12.98 - . A fine
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$lB COATS now $12.98
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$25 SUITS now $16.98 '
$35 SU IT S now $24.50 BOYS' SUITS - very fine value*
$5O SUITS • now $32.98 $5.95 and $7.50. All size*.
You Don't Need The Cash
Charge Your Purchases
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FRIDAY KVRMNG,
Be Loyal to Your
Six, Urges Scribe
"A cub does hot viva In to him
aolf." Thla la tha second cub law
and la printed hero tot tha benefit
of tha live absent and two tardy
ouba of Pack Two laet Frldhy. Bo
loyal to your Six—lt Isn't fair to the
other fallows to pull down tho
standing by being absent. Unless
you have a good excuse It menne
ten points to the bad. You missed a
good meeting. The Cubmaster ar
ranged tho following Sixes! Grey,
Huston, sixer; Crcgo, Hess, Adams,
McCaulcy and Hockwood! White,
sixer; George Doak, Charles Honk,
ltecser, Ksslg, Ronemus; Brown,
Cunkle, sixer. You seo Cunkle Is
tho whole aix Just now! but give him
a chance and seo how long It takes
him to get the other five.
There's n new game on for to
night— "Pass tho Holt" and a quis
and more Tendorpnd tests and ono
star work. Wo are Invited to hear
Captain Hong's talk to Troop Six
teen ut 8 o'clock. I.et evory fellow
make a big effort to bo present to
night, and please romember that the
setting up eArclses begin at ®;25
sharp.
CUB HUSTON*, Scribe.
Troop Seven to Hold
Important Meeting Tonight
A very Important bus.ness meet
ing of Troop 7 will be held this
evening promptly at 7 o'clock. Elab
orate plans will bo made relative to
the scout anniversary week and the
second troop anniversary entertain
ment which will also take place
some time during the month of Feb
ruarys The troop will then enter Its
third year's work.
The Beaver Patrol will take
charge of the stunts for Friday
evening. Several weeks ago the
First Aid patrol gave an Interesting
stunt entitled "First Aid to the
Hungry." It certainly was enjoyed.
The Crow Patrol gave a picture
travel Including post camp scenes.
Scout diaries will be given to all
Scouts present at to-night's meet-.
lng. These were greatly appreciated I
last year. Every true Scdut is al-1
ways anxious to have one. .
f NEWS MM? NOTES OF THE j
SCOUTMASTER FOR
TROOP TWENTY
J. W. McMorrlg Takes Leader
ship of Livo Organization i
Scouts on Hike
Troop 20 at laet has a Scoutmaster
after several months of waiting. He
Is J. W, McMorrls and promises to,
be a real live scoutmaster, and one
who will be liked by every member
of the troop,
Our troop for tho past year has
been using tho merit system with
very good results, giving suitable re
wards* for the throe highest scouts
each month. Wo have made an ad
dition to the system in which awards
are given the two patrols having
the highest number of merits and de
merits each month The patrol hav
ing the highest number of points
gain (merits minus demerits) Is
awarded an honor emblem which is
a large red dot about the sizo of a
quarter which Is sewn on tho patrol
flag. TJie patrol having the highest
number of demerits each month is
awarded the janitor's cmblenv—a
broom which thoy must use to keep
the troop room looking splo and
span for a month. This month the
Reaver patrol Is keeping the room
clean, while the Crow Patrol won
the honor emblem. The patrol hav
ing the most honor emblems on
their dag by June- 4 —the troop's
birthday— will be awarded some
special prize not yet decided upon.
On Tuesday, December If, the
troop hiked to Oyster's dam where
they spent the greater part of the
day passing outdoor requirements.
In the afternoon the troop camped
under the bridge while It was raining
and also played games. Scout Spotta,
of Troop 8, gave the scouta Instruc
tion In tracking. At the meeting this
evening all Indoor requirements for
second class may be taken. The
troop sincerely hopes that the scribe,
Henry Baer, who has been taking
a vacation for the last three weeks
will let us hear from him through
tho gcout page some time soon.
G. PARK WEAVER.
Scribe.
fcjomißßTrßG ifißb Ysmaitxprf
The Wigwam
SCOUTING
Weil, here we are again, fellows.
Now to eee who came eut With their
work. Maybe Seme ot you fellowe
do not knew what Scouting Is while
some other Scents will give a differ
ent solution. Well, Boeuts, here is
one which maybe some explanation
of what Scouting Is I anyway we'll
leave It up to you, The other day
when coming home from market, 1
saw a boy helping an old man to
get his heavy wageh load of working
tools across the busy seetlon of the
down town street, Perhaps this
man was a hard working man and
his little wagon whlah he used to
haul his tools to work with was un
doubtedly many years old and was
about falling apart, The man was
old and was very weak andHhs Good
Scout practicing his Good Turn
every day did his by helping the eld
gentleman across the busy Intersec
tion of a downtown corner. What
Is making Scouting a success 7 Is It
the big men that are with us 7 Is It
first class and otbsr ranks of Scouts
that is helping to boast our great
organization? Well, perhaps you
have your Ideals but my opinion of
success Is the fact that a Good Turn
Is done each and every day and this
Itself helps to make the boy great
and feel confidence In himself know
ing that he helped a weaker brother
In his every day labor. Db YOUR
great big Good Turn every day and
don't stop at one but do a hundred
and then feel satisfied and then you
are one of us In our great big or
ganization. That's me all over, fel
lers. Do a good turn daily.
A THREE-MILE WALK
(By Red Cloud)
It was afternoon on a cold, som
ber day in the late autumn when
my companion and 1 left Pen brook
by the Hoerncrstown road. A light
snow flurry died away as golden
shafts of sunlight pierced their way
through the thick clouds. A cold,
stinging wind prevented any feeling
of warmth tn the sunlight and the
bright rays served only to add to the
beauty of a golden landscape. The
fields lay sear and brown; the dry,
brown leaves rustled on the oak
trees and the woods and hlllls were'
shrouded In a purple haze.
About a mile east of Penhrook
along this road there stands the
ruins of an old church building. The
entire western wall has fallen out:
the roof hangs by one side only; bits
of plaster and broken brick lie
among the tall weeds and the at
-1 moephere of the place Is one of
desolation and neglect. Back of the
i building is the usual graveyard. The
j old weather-beaten stones which
i now stand at all- angles were placed
there many years ago.
We walked among them and fn
' the Inscriptions read such as
these: 1738. ITS 7. 1738. 17S and
1778. It came to my mind that the
date first mentioned above was the
year of Washington's birth. One
whose body hea burled here was
born fn the days when the tittle
American Army lay starving and
freezing at Valley Forge.
Ashes from wood fires lay at sev
eral places in the churchyard. An
empty whisky bottle stood on a
fallen gravestone. Weeds grow In
wild profusion without a friendly
hand to check them. As we walked
away, a farm wagon rattled by. The
driver who passed within ten feet
of the old graves never turned his
head. Hs probably passes here day
after day. but I venture to say that
he does not know how many, many
years before his time the old stones
were lovingly placed at the heads of
the graves that axe forgotten and
passed by, unnoticed.
As we walked toward Progress,
fleecy particles of snow again
danced hi the air.. Tangles of black
berry bushes grow along tl™ rail
fences that run beside the road.
Here and there at the foot of a
fencepost Were the red and green
leaves of wild strawberry plants. A
gust of wind carried on Its breath
a shower of oak and chestnut leaves.
About half a mills front Progress
there Is a ptenia grove known aa
"Flßhburo'S Woods." Fifty yards to
the east of this grove there Is an
other patch of woodland and the
casual stroller who tramps the road
between the two patches does not
know that tn the smaller' one there
is an old cemetery..
Many of the stones that once
marked graves have disappeared.
Two markers standing in the woods
boar Herman Inscriptions and the
dates 1748-4,813 and 1780-r8430.. Two
others, lying on the ground, ore cov
ered with moist earth and fallen
leaves. The one Is broken in two.
The dates on the stones tell that the
persons for whom they were erected
were born in the years 177.8 and
1747... This little graveyard prob
ably holds an Interesting story In
connection with ths early history
of Dauphin county..
A walk of another mils brought
us to the old graveyard that lies
along the Jbnestuwn rood, apposite
Shoop's Church,. The sun, low be
the west, made a last, brave effort
bo shine through the clouds and the
windows of church and farmhouse
were tit by the reflection of a dull
red glow..
m this burying ground, amid
clumps of boxwood, we found
twelve stones bearing dates between
168-? and 1788.. On many stones
the dates have been obliterated by
wind and rain. It was by turning
ever fallen markers and scraping
away the moist earth that we were
abto to find such dates as 17XL, 1754
and 1780,. Ths majority of these
■tones too bear German Inscriptions.
A white-haired student of history,,
who lives in the neighborhood, vol
unteered the Information that the
first person burled In this graveyard
was a woman who had been scalped
by Indiana He Also told of the days
when the funeral processions were
made up of hayiadders and men on
horseback. In later days come the
picturesque Conoetoga wagon and
after the Conestoga wagon, the
buggy.. He toM amusing stores of
the days when gal Ants and country
lassies came riding, two on a horse,
to church or to country picnic—but
that may make another story..
< By this time the sun had disap
peared behind the western hilla
lights began to glow tn farmhouse
windows and as daylight faded the
air grew colder and cotderv Over
the hill glowed the light from a Lin
glestown car, hut to have ridden
ome tp. such a prooaio conveyance,
after having spent the afternoon In
an atmosphere of long ago, would
have seemed entirely out of place—
almost eacrellglous. Down the road
In the gathering dusk came ft farm
wagon nnd despite the vjr'nd and the
growing eliill, We eltmbed In beside
the driver and rode along, perfectly
satisfied with the rattle of the
wheels and the pounding of hoofs
on the frffoen road,
RED CLOUD,
Scoutmasters Plan
For "Anniversary Week"
At a meeting of the Scoutmasters'
Association last Tuesday flight a
thorough discussion of the eomlng
anniversary week took place. The
majority of troops In the olty Were
represented, and It whs the opinion
of all that this week should be
made a most memorable one for
scouting In Harrlsburg,
Among the commlttoei appointed
was one on Troop "Stunts'" at the
"Father-Son" banquet to be held at
the Penn-Harris Hotel the night of
February 10, consisting of John
German, Troop 13, and Lewis Jen
kins, Troop 8,
Scoutmaster L. E. Vnnaman, of
Troop 26, was appointed chairman
of a committee to arrange for a
unique first aid contest, nnd J. Car-
Vet Sparrow, assistant scoutmaster
of Troop 6, to arrange for a flrfe
maklng contest. V. L. Huntsberger,
field executive, was made chairman
of "Publicity Day" to be held on
Wednesday, February 12. On this
day it Is planned to have demonstra
tions ot scouting in all Its varied
forms In store windows and on the
Square. The meeting closed with a
lecture on first aid by Paul Kohl
haas.
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SCOUTS BANQUET
VERY ROYALLY
Members of* Troop 4 at Big
Feed} Scout Executive
Virgin Present
At the first meeting In the new
year of Troop 4 a new thing- was
ilone In the way of appointing *oouz
Qraeffe to tell na at the next meet
ing all the eurrent events of the
weeki
Our scoutmaster gave us a tr.lk
on the greatness of .Roosevelt. The
final event on the program) and by
far the most amusing was a mock
trial which was held) Alex Wleland
was the prisoner up for stealing a
scarfi John Hobart was the pris
oner's defendant and Harold Eylcr
was the prosecutor's attorney) We
had a great time for hg|f an hour
fighting It out. The prisoner was
found guilty and sentenced to throe
years in prison.
On Friday night, January 8, we
held a big banquet. Scout Executive
Virgin wus with us as the guest of
honor. The eats oonslsted of little
cakes, big cakes, ice cream, and
cocoa with marshmallow whip,
Everybody had a good time. When
we were about half way through
our feast the scoutmaster called a
halt to have a few speeches, but we
didn't mind that for we had eaten
so much that we needed a little
rest.
The sales of W. S, 8, In the troop
amounted to |Bd. The team cap
tained by John Hobart won over the
team captained by Harold Eyler,
The troop has been trying to get
a basketball floor but we have been
unsuccessful so far. Anyone know
ing of a floor which wo could ob
tain will do us a good turn by com
municating with Mr, Virgin who
will tell us.
AI,EX. WIET.AND, Scribe.
JAmMfcY 10} 1910:
Jehu Martin Elected
Petrel Leader of "28"
On Thursday; December 26; scteit
members of our troop nnd our as
sistant scoutmaster; Amos. Nye; who
was home froni* Philadelphia: tweF
fhe holidays took a hike to the lane
on Boyd's farm: Bome Interest!'"?
pictures, trerp taken, and some, fine
specimens of stalhctltcs-secured,:
At the meeting for election of of
ficers the following Seouts were
elected:.
' Patrol leader; John Martin, Lion
"My Little Pets Love Cascarets" ,
TO MOTHERS 1 If you will learn to give
> this harmless candy cathartic to your children, in*
stead of castor oil, calomel and pills, you will save
money and avoid lots of worry and trouble. Truly 1
When one of the kiddies has a white tongue, a tainted breath,
sour stomach or- a cold; when bilious, constipated, feverish, remember,
a Cascaret to quickly "work" away the nasty bile, sour fermentationi
and poisons should always be the first treatment given.
Children really like to take candy Cascarets and they never grips
the tender bowels, never injure, and never disappoint the worried
mother. Give Cascarets to children one year old and upwards. Each
10 cent box contains full directions for children and adults.
Patrol: assistant patrol leader; IrA
Howard; Lion Patrol; Patrol leaden
Weston Smith; Flying Eagle Patrol;
assistant patrol ' leader: Style#
Summy"; Flying Eagle Patrol:
Jacob Matter was Heeted scribe
and Btyies Bammy ks big ksslstant:
Wllmer Powere was chosen as tjuari
termaster knd Henry iToomey; bug
ler: William of 'Troop 6; wag
named as an 1 istrtictor for the
troop: Four new members are Id
sight:
JACOB MATTER, Serlbe;
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